Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) chooses Catapult Learning to provide mathematics coaching services to selected schools

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) will provide 25 or more new instructional math coaches over the next four years to identified K-12 schools. The coaches will deliver professional development and coaching services to teachers and administrators that will improve student outcomes. Today, the Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) voted to approve a four-year contract of nearly $11 million in state-appropriated funds with Catapult Learning, LLC, to provide mathematics coaching services to selected schools. Catapult has more than 46 years of experience supplying educational supports to schools and districts across the world. The state’s contract with the [...]

2023-01-20T17:10:40-05:00January 20th, 2023|

LIPDRC- January 2022 Newsletter

Welcome back to school and to the new year 2023! January is often the time when we see the most growth in our students because they know what to expect from their teachers, they are back in the habit of working at school and all the instructional pieces start to fit together. This year will be no exception. As educators let us embrace the students with support, understanding and guidance as we start off the second part of the school year. Upcoming Workshops Strategies to Support All Learners: Universal Design for Learning [...]

2023-01-11T10:19:34-05:00January 10th, 2023|

LIPDRC- December 2022 Newsletter

Happy December! As we look at the month of December, we often reflect on the year that has passed. We welcome the change of season and take the time to recognize the teachers we have supported throughout the year. Collaborating with other leaders and educators across Long Island is helping to foster long lasting academic networks for years to come. Community Spotlight Reinventing the PD Experience We have had the opportunity to work with the wonderful staff of LUHI school this [...]

2022-12-13T11:06:08-05:00December 7th, 2022|

LIPDRC- November 2022 Newsletter

Happy November! When we think about November our mind often focuses on the beginning of the holiday season. What better way to reflect on Thanksgiving then to share with your faculty, your students and your communities the positive strides the children have made so far this year? Take the time this month to be thankful for successes and remember to focus on your “wins”. Upcoming Workshops November 9 & 10- Organizational Success in the Digital Space Technology is a powerful tool that, when used properly, can save time, automate processes, [...]

2022-11-10T14:29:44-05:00November 3rd, 2022|

Catapult Learning is Named a 2022 Cognia ‘System of Distinction’

Intervention and professional development provider places in the top 10 percent of all Cognia programs assessed globally PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catapult Learning, a nationwide leader in math and literacy intervention programs for students and professional development solutions for teachers in both public and nonpublic K-12 schools, today announced its recognition as a 2022 System of Distinction by Cognia™, a global nonprofit school improvement organization. As part of the System of Distinction program, Cognia identifies pre-K–12 education institutions that exemplify excellence in education and service to learners. Cognia selected Catapult Learning as one of only 38 systems and [...]

2022-11-01T12:20:53-04:00November 1st, 2022|

The Only Real Way to Recover from Learning Loss

The devastating learning loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has been well-documented, and its effects still linger today. A recent survey shows that  59% of families are worried that their children will experience long-term academic struggles because of disruptions to their education (both academic and emotional) during the COVID-19 pandemic*. In addition, the most recent i-Ready assessments, for the 2021-22 school year, reveal that fewer children in the early grades (K-3) are developing essential phonics skills. Math scores aren’t much better; in grades 5 through 8, for example, fewer students than ever are developing essential math skills like understanding place [...]

2022-11-01T10:28:48-04:00November 1st, 2022|

Recent NAEP Test Scores Illustrate the Importance of High-Dosage Tutoring

Two decades’ worth of progress…gone. Just like that. Everyone was aware of the learning loss and intellectual damage done by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the recently released National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores offer grim, sobering insight on just how devastating the pandemic was to education—math and reading scores for 9-year-olds across the United States dropped dramatically between 2020 and 2022, resulting in performance in these subjects dropping to the levels of 20 years ago. NAEP Test Background and Insights For those unfamiliar, the NAEP test is a gold standard colloquially known as “the nation’s report card” and is [...]

2022-10-17T10:38:26-04:00October 4th, 2022|

LIPDRC- October 2022 Newsletter

Happy October! Hope your school year is off to a great start. The Long Island PDRC off to a fresh start with a new revamped newsletter to support instruction in your classrooms - check out our new Math Corner, ELA Shelf, and Tech Updates! Our Math Corner is full of resources and tips for engaging your students in fun ways with math! We are thrilled to be able to share these resources with you and look forward to featuring YOUR class engaging with math. Upcoming Workshops October 27- Differentiation to Enhance [...]

2022-10-21T09:47:21-04:00October 1st, 2022|

Catapult Learning Releases 2022 Learning Bags for Supplemental and At-Home K-12 Student Education

Bags provide cost-effective way to keep young minds engaged throughout summer break PHILADELPHIA, May 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catapult Learning, a provider of intervention programs for students and professional development solutions for teachers in both public and nonpublic K-12 schools, today announced the availability of its 2022 Student Learning Bag and Lending Library Catalog, a cost-effective way to supply students with engaging books and activities that encourage learning throughout the summer. With more than 30 themed topics to choose from, Learning Bags promote literacy development and an excitement for education. Topics include social and emotional learning, bilingual education, and [...]

2022-05-11T09:25:39-04:00May 11th, 2022|
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